Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person, especially a diplomat, acceptable to certain others.‘I shall no longer be persona grata at the embassy’Compare with persona non grata
Latin, from persona (see persona) + grata, feminine of gratus ‘pleasing’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.